Namibia’s hake fishery sector is over-exploited, lacks transparency and management, and quota allocation in the sector is done in a dubious manner.
The Research Vessel, Dr Fridtjof Nansen assesses hake stocks along the south western African shore
This is according to a recent study titled ‘Resource rents and…
A virtual war of words erupted over the weekend following an incident whereby a woman was allegedly assaulted and threatened after taking photos of an official government vehicle in Walvis Bay.
According to Mrs Rheta Kruger Smeer, she was driving in the parking area of the Spar Supermarket in town when a vehicle with GRN number plates (GRN81028) stopped in the middle of the…
A group of government workers who gathered at the Ministry of Labour in Swakopmund on Friday afternoon to prepare for a mass demonstration against the Namibian Public Workers Union (NAPWU) were told, mere minutes before the march was due to start, that they would not be allowed to proceed.
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There are signs of trouble brewing within the ranks of the ministries of education, health and defence, as workers on the lower end of the pay-scale are preparing for protest action, aimed firstly at the union that is supposed to represent them.
At a meeting held in Swakopmund on Saturday a number of institutional workers, including cleaners,…
Given the constantly rising cost of legal services it is becoming increasingly difficult, if not impossible, for ordinary people to defend themselves before the courts.
A well-placed source at the Law Society of Namibia (LSN) confirmed this week that legal fees are set to increase again at the end of September, but they would not specify by…
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‘n Ophoop van rioolwater en menslike ontlasting het ’n opsigtelike probleem geword wat glo vir ‘n geruime tydperk al lê en dryf langs M&Z Motors sonder dat daar enigiets gedoen word om van dié probleem ontslae te raak.
’n Ongelukkige inwoner van Walvisbaai het die koerant se aandag gevestig op hierdie probleem. “Is dit nodig? Wat word
nie net na werksplekke toe aangedra nie? Dit is al ’n ou probleem,” het die persoon vertel.
Die namib times het die plek…
Captains of the Namibian fishing industry are concerned over the impact of oil exploration and mining activities at sea and say that the industry has suffered massive losses over the past few years as a result of sub-sea seismic tests..
The issue of seismic testing within the fishing grounds was raised at the annual fishing sector workshop held in Walvis Bay this week. Seismic testing…
The Namibia United States Alumni Association in Walvis Bay is planning to start an “Angel Network” in 2015 to mentor the youth of Walvis Bay.
The network aims at connecting the youth to mentors in their respective communities. According to American Alumni, Ms Taati Niilenge, Walvis Bay should start taking ownership for the wellbeing of children of Walvis Bay, in…
One hundred and twenty learners from Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Omaruru, Windhoek and Grootfontein registered for the 2014 Spring Maths School.
This was the fourth consecutive year that the Spring School for Grade 12 Higher and Extended Level and Grade 10 Additional Mathematics learners took place, with the…
The Chargé d’Affairs of the U.S. Embassy Namibia, made a visit to Walvis Bay on Wednesday in celebration of the 10th year of the American Corner at the Public Library.
Mr John Kowalski discussed the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, previously known as the Young African Leaders…
FNB's Manager Research and Competitor Intelligence reported today that less than 10% of the households in the country can afford a property in the lower price range.
House prices increased by 29% year on year and continued to increase in 2014 at a much faster pace than the long term trend over the past seven years, says Namene Kalili.
He adds that fewer properties were sold from month to…
Africa Union Financial Services (AUFS) is proposing to develop a section of land within the Walvis Bay Harbour into a cold storage facility for goods destined for the Zambian market.
AUFS was appointed to promote trade with Zambia and has developed its current container operations consisting of frozen goods stored in ‘reefers’ (refrigerated…
The Erongo Week of Activities (EWA) is underway, with exciting activities happening in the five coastal towns, namely Usakos, Henties Bay, Arandis, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
Mrs Nicoletha McClune receives a…
Starfish Tupperware held a raffle draw and record-breaking sale on Saturday at the Seaside Hotel and Spa, in Swakopmund.
The event was organised in order to raise funds for shack-fire victims. “We raised N$ 6000 from the tickets we sold, of which we gave N$3 500 to Mr Laban Kashamako of the fire department, for hardboards and blankets for the…
Recently there have been many complaints about children riding on their quad bikes during weekends causing noise pollution in certain neighbourhoods that have the Walvis Bay residents raging.
The Chief Traffic Officer of the Walvis Bay Traffic Department, Mr Eben Platt, warned that there are consequences regarding these violations.
“Residents who have a problem with children riding quad bikes in residential areas can contact our emergency numbers. A traffic…